Three distinguished scholars lead a discussion on the inter- and intra-racial implications of the hip-hop genre. Duke Professor of African and American Studies Mark Anthony Neal has written extensively about black and hip-hop music and culture in works that include That’s the Joint! : The Hip-Hop Studies Reader. Professor Imani Perry of Rutgers Law School, the author of Prophets of the Hood: Politics and Poetics in Hip Hop, focuses her scholarship on race in law and culture. Professor Mario L. Barnes of the University of Miami School of Law, is a specialist in the areas of criminal and constitutional law and race and the law.
Recorded on March 26, 2008.
Full title: Hip Hop Culture: A Convenient Scapegoat or a Contributor to Inequality?.
Series: Jean E. And Christine P. Mills Conversation Series.
Appearing: Speakers: Mark Anthony Neal, Imani Perry, and Mario L. Barnes.